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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Sibley -Kwiat Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support Applications due Wednesday, March 2nd at 12:00 p.m. NOON

The American Studies department announces the Mulford Q. Sibley  / Joseph J. Kwiat Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support. This is a $3,000 fellowship and up to two (2) fellowships may be awarded. Eligible applicants are pre-ABD students who are in their first or second year who are in good standing and pursuing a Ph.D. in American Studies. Applicants will be notified of results in mid-March.

Funds will be awarded to the graduate student who does not have other summer fellowship support and who best does the following:
1) Clearly establish significance of the research (e.g. archive to investigate materials; explore an important historical or cultural site; develop preliminary interviews),
2) Submit a sensible schedule for project work

How to Apply:
Submit a 1-2 page essay describing the research project you will be pursuing this summer. In the description, also answer the following questions:
What is your research topic and what is its significance?
How will you spend your time on the project over the summer?

Recipients of the Sibley / Kwiat Graduate Fellowship are required to submit a report summarizing their research activities and outcomes by August 19th, 2016.

Submit your application to Melanie at 
stein196@umn.edu by the Wednesday, March 2nd  at 12:00 p.m. NOON deadline